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Thank You Letters

Council on Aging thanks supporters La Plata County Council on Aging would like to thank all the supporters who donated items in 2017 to the little COA thrift shop in the Durango/La Plata Senior...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Thank You Letters

Skyhorse Saddles owners thanked Members of Durango Friends of the Arts send a heartfelt thank you to Lisa and Lauren Skyhorse, Skyhorse Saddles owners and artists, for opening their beautiful home...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Thank You Letters

Library book sale illustrates success More than 100 volunteers contributed their time to make the annual Friends of the Durango Public Library holiday bag sale a smashing success. Money from the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

CSU tests hemp crop hidden in corn field

Hidden in a corn field in Southwest Colorado is a thriving hemp crop being cultivated by agronomists from Colorado State University. Despite the secrecy, the experiment testing 12 varieties of...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Preparation key to wildfire protection

Picture this: You are driving home from work and see a smoke plume in the sky near your home. As you pull into yourdriveway, you are stopped by firefighters assessing your home to see if it can be...

DATE: May 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

County's rural schools: A step back in time

By Ruth LambertSan Juan Mountains AssociationThis spring, the San Juan Mountains Association will initiate a new project to collect information on the historicrural schools in La Plata County. The...

DATE: April 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Groups working together to share trails responsibly

We are fortunate to have access to an abundance of trails on our public lands in the Four Corners. And we share many ofthose trails with a large community of trail users - hikers, backpackers,...

DATE: March 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Selection of coffee can benefit birds

I cannot begin my day without a steaming mug of freshly ground, organic, fair-trade, shade-grown, bird-friendly, darkroast coffee. I won't pick up the phone or leave the house until I have consumed...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Animal life abundant beneath winter snow and ice

By Gabrielle MoreyThe winter season is just beginning this month, and as I write this, it's just beginning to feel like it. We know,however, that snow and cold is in our future.Animals may migrate,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Come here, my pretties

DATE: Oct. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle

Red Cross will help, near or far

Recently, the Red Cross global network responded to several major disasters in the Asian Pacific region:- In American Samoa, Red Cross workers are assisting with sheltering affected islanders and...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Lifestyle